Mozambique extends state of emergency

Posted by - April 30, 2020

Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi on Wednesday prolonged by a month the state of emergency ordered on April 1 to try to slow the spread of coronavirus infections. “We concluded that the reasons that led to the introduction of a state of emergency (still) prevail,” said the president. Under the state of emergency, movement of people

Mozambique Election: Observer Group Projects Massive Win for Filipe Nyusi

Posted by - October 22, 2019

An elections observer group in Mozambique says president Filipe Nyusi is heading for a landslide victory in elections, according to its preliminary estimates. Based on data from almost 2,500 polling stations out of a total of more than 20,000, the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA) estimates Nyusi will win 70.9% of the

Mozambique Election: Tension as Citizens Fear Post-election Violence

Posted by - October 17, 2019

Voters in Mozambique are wary of the possibility of post-election violence, following the decision by the electoral commission to not publish provisional results. The electoral body indicated that it will only release the final results within the mandated 15-day period following Tuesday’s vote. ‘‘The official electoral results could take a long time to come out,

General Election: Mozambique Refutes Claim of Ballot-Stuffing

Posted by - October 16, 2019

Citizens of Mozambique on Tuesday exercised their franchise at presidential, provincial and legislative elections. As is the norm, votes were divided between the major rival parties, Frelimo and Renamo. The country’s electoral commission repudiated allegations of ballot-stuffing, saying it is ‘completely untrue’. The Electoral Administration Technical Secretariat (STAE) refuted reports by opposition parties that an unauthorised

Nigerian man shanks wife to death in Mozambique (photo)

Posted by - March 27, 2019

A man will have the rest of his life to regret after he allegedly killed his wife in Mozambique. The sad story which is still developing was shared on Facebook by one Uwas Onyenku. Onyenku said the suspect hails from Mbaise area of Imo state and has been accused of murdering his wife at their